Pain Management

A Chinese Medical Approach to Diagnosing Low Back Pain

By Robert Keller | November 30, 2021
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One of the most common complaints that brings people to my office is low back pain. Low back pain occurs in people of all ages, but is most common in men over the age of 40. How does Chinese medicine consider low back pain from a clinical perspective? Let’s look at symptoms, causes, and diagnosis […]

Underlying Factors in the Treatment of Acute and Chronic Pain

By Robert Keller | October 9, 2021
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Acupuncture is one treatment modality within Chinese medicine. As a system, Chinese medicine is predicated upon and defined by comprehensive and individualized treatment. This means that symptoms are not treated in a predetermined manner, and the treatment is not limited to the symptoms themselves. This topic in Chinese medicine is known as Root-Branch. Branch refers […]